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Carl Sherrell papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 365
Overview This collection consists of papers created by the illustrator and science fiction, fantasy, and horror writer Carl Sherrell, including draft materials, manuscript and printed copies of published and unpublished works, correspondence with writers and publishers, reference material, publications by Sherrell's associates, and other materials associated with his writing and illustration career.
Dates: approximately 1960-1990

John C. Tibbetts papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 325
Overview John C. Tibbetts, Associate Professor of Film and Media Studies at the University Kansas, worked as a professional broadcaster of arts and entertainment news. This collection consists largely of transcripts and recordings of interviews conducted by Tibbetts with notable figures in the fields of film, classical music, and literature. The collection also contains sound recordings of radio programs and video recordings of television programs produced and/or hosted by Tibbetts.
Dates: 1977 - 2015

John Kessel papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 358
Overview John Kessel is a Nebula Award-winning science fiction and fantasy writer based in North Carolina. His papers span his writing career and include materials relating to his publications in a variety of formats, as well as correspondence with other prominent science fiction and fantasy writers.
Dates: 1969 - 2019

Papers of Theodore Sturgeon

 Collection
Call Number: MS 303
Overview American science fiction writer Theodore Sturgeon (1918-1985) was considered an innovator of the genre and one of the first real stylists. He began publishing short stories in the 1930s. In his lifetime Sturgeon authored six novels and numerous short stories. In the 1960s he worked as a screen writer for television shows that included The Invaders, The Land of the Lost, The Wild, Wild West, and...
Dates: 1900 - 2010

Two literary manuscripts by Mademoiselle de Lubert

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS B182
Overview Marie-Madeleine de Lubert (1702-1785), whose published books identify her more formally as Mlle (Mademoiselle) de Lubert, was the author of about a dozen contes de fées (fairy stories). The two texts in the volume in this collection, "Les événements comiques conte" and "Chélidonide histoire grecque," are unpublished literary manuscripts attributed to Mlle de Lubert.
Dates: approximately 1740-1760

Un Voyage aérien; dans cinquante ans.

 Collection — Volume: 1
Call Number: MS K32
Overview This collection comprises a single manuscript volume containing a novel entitled "Un Voyage aérien; dans cinquante ans," written by Eugène Farcot, a French scientist and engineer known especially as a clockmaker but with a strong interest in aeronautics. The novel describes a fantastic voyage, set fifty years in the future in 1914, to Africa in a large, steam-powered dirigible airship. The novel has 13 chapters; each chapter is foliated separately.
Dates: 1864